Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Cantor Fitzgerald 50% 50% 0% 100.0%
Davy Research 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
Kepler Cheuvreux 50% 17% 17% 83.4%
Haitong Securities 20% 0% 60% 80.0%
Berenberg 42% 0% 33% 75.0%
Peel Hunt 50% 6% 17% 72.3%
HSBC 15% 15% 38% 69.3%
RBC Capital Markets 9% 27% 32% 68.2%
Numis 27% 20% 20% 66.7%
N+1 Singer 0% 0% 67% 66.7%
Beaufort Securities 0% 67% 0% 66.7%
Investec 27% 0% 36% 63.7%
Jefferies Interna... 25% 9% 25% 59.4%
Goldman Sachs 24% 24% 8% 56.0%
Liberum Capital 29% 11% 16% 55.2%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
Kepler Cheuvreux 50.00%
Cantor Fitzgerald 50.00%
Peel Hunt 50.00%
Berenberg 41.67%
Liberum Capital 28.95%
Investec 27.27%
Numis 26.67%
JP Morgan Cazenove 26.32%
Jefferies International 25.00%
Goldman Sachs 24.00%
Haitong Securities 20.00%
Credit Suisse 20.00%
Deutsche Bank 18.18%
Citigroup 16.00%
HSBC 15.38%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
Davy Research 100.00%
N+1 Singer 66.67%
Haitong Securities 60.00%
finnCap 50.00%
HSBC 38.46%
Morgan Stanley 36.36%
Investec 36.36%
Berenberg 33.33%
RBC Capital Markets 31.82%
Exane BNP Paribas 27.03%
Jefferies International 25.00%
Citigroup 24.00%
Macquarie 23.81%
Canaccord Genuity 21.43%
Numis 20.00%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
Beaufort Securities 66.67%
Cantor Fitzgerald 50.00%
Societe Generale 42.86%
Shore Capital 27.27%
RBC Capital Markets 27.27%
Goldman Sachs 24.00%
Numis 20.00%
Deutsche Bank 18.18%
Kepler Cheuvreux 16.67%
HSBC 15.38%
Canaccord Genuity 14.29%
Morgan Stanley 13.64%
Exane BNP Paribas 13.51%
Panmure Gordon 13.33%
Credit Suisse 13.33%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Goodbody 100.00%
Bryan Garnier 100.00%
Panmure Gordon 66.67%
Barclays Capital 61.90%
Macquarie 57.14%
Citigroup 56.00%
JP Morgan Cazenove 52.63%
finnCap 50.00%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Credit Suisse 50.00%
Deutsche Bank 50.00%
Societe Generale 50.00%
Exane BNP Paribas 45.95%
Morgan Stanley 45.45%
Shore Capital 45.45%